May 13, 2010
Monday, May 17, 2010 10:00 A.M. Vernon Funeral Home
Sunday, May 16, 2010 2-5 p.m.
James Edward Herndon, 80, of Urbana, passed away Thursday, May 13, 2010 in Kettering Medical Center.
He was born on February 20, 1930 in Springfield, OH the son of Edward Moran Jr. and Mary Rosella (Reid) Herndon.
James was a 1948 graduate of Urbana High School and served his country in Korea as a Sergeant in the United States Army 623 Field Artillery Battalion. He retired from Allied Signal Grimes after 32 years. He then worked for Mad River Township from 1992 -2000. James attended the Urbana United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Carolee A. (Kite) Herndon; his children, Ted (Karen) Herndon of Cable, OH, Michael M. (Michelle) Herndon of Piqua, OH and Sally J. Herndon of Northern California; his grandchildren, Mindy (Todd) Carlson of Hilliard, Jody (Matthew) Bost of St. Paris, Robert (Kaci) Herndon of Springfield, Stacey (Chris) Domer of South Vienna, Samuel, Elizabeth and Silas Herndon of Piqua; his great-grandchildren; Riley Carlson, Ethan, Emma and Braden Bost and Lily Domer.
He is preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Anita Woods and Martha Jean Brown.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, May 16, 2010 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, May 17, 2010 in the funeral home with Pastor Jeff Harper and Pastor Paul Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Terre Haute Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Urbana High School Boosters, Ed Richards Treasurer, 521 Julia St. Unit 1, Urbana, Ohio 43078.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.vernonfh.com.